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It seems as earlier and earlier the recruiting season begins, the later and later we write this article. In fact, there seems to be four different recruiting seasons for each class: the junior year; summer/fall heading into senior year; the spring of senior year; and finally, early graduation for a January start! Next year, we fear we will be adding a fifth category; the sophomore year.
Bridget Sloan won the Senior Women's AA title at the 2009 VISA (US) Championships. Ivana Hong was a close second, and first day leader Rebecca Bross was 3rd. Kayla Williams was the vault champion (2 vaults), while Hong won the BB. Sloan won individual titles on the UB and FX. Link: USA Gymnastics
Current and former NCAAers excelled as event champions at the 2009 VISA (US) Championships.
FX: Steven Legendre (OU)
PH: Luke Stannard (Ill)
R: Jonathan Horton (former OU)
VT: Jake Dalton (OU incoming)
PB: Tim McNeill (former Cal)
HB: Horton and Danell Leyva
Link: Event Results